If you are looking for a Private Charter on one of Airlie Beach's most stylish catamarans, Whitsunday Getaway is for you
Whitsunday Getaway offers an intimate, relaxing getaway into the tropical oasis of the Whitsundays. Alongside your family and friends, you'll get enjoy the trip of your dreams, taking time to enjoy your trip the way you want. Lounge on the foredeck nets as you sail through the waves, relax under the sails, snorkel in some of the best reefs in the world and indulge in delicious meals freshly prepared by your host. Take comfort in your personal cabin fully equipped with a DVD player and an ensuite bathroom. With only 8 passengers on board, you'll be able to enjoy the comfort of your nearest and dearest family or friends.
Private Charter Whitsunday Getaway and you'll see first hand why this high quality vessel is ranked as one of Sailing Whitsundays favourites! While on board, you have the opportunity to be the creator of your own ultimate holiday having a say in what your trip will consist of. Choose from sailing among the 74 Whitsunday Islands where you can snorkel, swim, or relax - your options are endless! Whitsunday Getaway is owned by local couple Rich and Veronica, they care a lot about their vessel and the type of experience they provide. Getaway is a great choice in guaranteeing you will have a perfect holiday with your family and friends.
Please note, at time of booking we require a deposit with the remaining balance due 2 months prior.
Whitsunday Getaway Features:
- Four spacious cabins equipped with comfortable queen sized beds and private ensuite
- Fully air conditioned cabins and saloon area
- Stand-up paddleboards
- Personal DVD players in each cabin as well as a selection of complimentary films
- All snorkelling equipment provided for your convenience
- All meals included and freshly prepared using the freshest local ingredients
- Onboard BBQ
- BYO alcohol
- Spacious flybridge with a 360 degree view and a forward outdoor lounge
- Getaway and Getaway II were launched in 2004 and 2007
- Getaway is a Fountain Pajot 'Belize' Catamaran and is 12.5 meters in length
- Getaway II is a Lagoon 440 and is 13 meters in length
A high quality catamaran tour is set to raise the bar in deluxe charter vessels in the Whitsundays... you don't want to miss out!
Whitsunday Getaway stands above and beyond other charter boats not only because of its exclusive appearance and low guest numbers, but also by the quality service provided by the live aboard crew. Whitsunday Getaway is driven by an experienced skipper who encourages passengers to participate in choosing from a myriad of possible destinations; the world famous Whitehaven Beach, countless spectacular snorkelling sites, secluded bays, the list goes on. Work with your crew to build an itinerary perfect for your, your family and friends. You can try your hand at sailing, as well as snorkel as much or as little as you want, taking time to swim in the warm tropical waters, walk the beaches of Whitehaven or cruising around on the stand-up paddleboard. Ask your captain to take you to a tropical beach like Bali Hai so you can watch the setting sun, champagne in hand and toes in the sand! Your private charter is all about you, ensuring you're happy with your Whitsundays escape.
Whitsunday Getaway will spend its evenings at peaceful, protected anchorages like Nara Inlet on Hook Island. After dinner and dessert, you could spend a little quality time with your loved ones under the stars, relax with a DVD in the privacy of your own cabin or enjoying the company of your family or friends in the common areas. All your delicious meals are freshly prepared for you by your onboard host, as we intend to indulge your taste-buds as well!
The fringing reefs of the Great Barrier Reef host some of the most beautiful reefs in the world. As a snorkellers paradise, they are home to thousands of species of fish, coral and other beautiful sea creatures, all within reach and available for exploring. Whitsunday Getaway has everything you'll need to enjoy explore the water, with snorkel gear, stinger suits/wet suits, fins, masks and floatation devices available for your use. Alongside your best friends or family, you can snorkel among schools of tropical fish, cruise with sea turtles or explore stunning coral formations. The warm waters and calm seas of the Whitsundays is ideal for snorkelling year round, with an average water temperature of 25 degrees.
Whitsunday Getaway has several favourite snorkelling spots, including Dumbell Island, Hayman Island and Hook Island. We often visit Mantaray Bay so we can hang out with the giant resident Maori Wrasse, George, who is 1.6m long!
Explore the Whitsundays with sails up and enjoy an authentic sailing experience. We aim to sail as much as we can so guests can enjoy the serenity of being on the water. You can try your hand at sailing alongside your crew or sit back, relax and enjoy the view. There is nothing quite like enjoying the thrill of the ocean with sails up and engines off as the waves crash the bow.
WHITEHAVEN BEACH AND HILL INLET LOOKOUT
Whitsunday Getaway will whisk you off towards the world famous Whitehaven Beach, where you can enjoy the beautiful sands and warm water with your family and friends. Spend as much time as you want enjoying the beach, exploring the shallows or relaxing on the cool sands. Make your way to Hill Inlet Lookout, where you can witness the beautiful swirling sands below and be sure to grab a group photo! This is one of the most famous viewpoints if all of Australia and certainly one of the most beautiful.
CUISINE: fabulous, fresh and plenty!
All meals are freshly prepared by our specially trained host using our locally bought produce. The beautiful presentation and carefully selected ingredients will leave your belly full and cravings satisfied. Fresh fruit and cookies are avaialbel during the duration of your trip, with soft drinks and water available for purchase. Dietary requirements are catered for, from vegetarian to gluten free, but please advise us ahead of time so we can cater for your needs. We are happy to help you celebrate any special occasions such as birthdays, engagements and anniversaries. Please let us know when booking your trip so we can do something extra. Whitsunday Getaway does not sell alcohol, but guests are welcome to bring their own alcohol (we have cold storage on board). Bottled wine is fine, however we request that beer is in cans not bottles for safety reasons. We have included below a sample menu. Please note it may vary due to the availability and seasonal availability of some fruits and local produce.
Upon Arrival: Exotic tropical/seasonal fruit platter
Sunset: Soft cheeses and biscuits
Dinner: Specially marinated chicken barbecued on board to perfection. Serve with a side of fresh Greek salad, including lashings of feta, sun-dried tomatoes and kalamata olives. Accompany this with pan-fried herb potato shapes, and a selection of condiments
Dessert: Cheesecake served with a berries and cream
Breakfast: A fresh fruit salad served with pancakes, muesli, cereals, juice, tea and coffee
Lunch: A superb smorgasbord including champagne leg ham, coleslaw, tuna salad, spinach & macadamia salad with fresh bread and condiments
Dinner: A prime rib fillet served with a mushroom sauce. Stacked on a base of sweet potato mash and steamed vegetables, accompanied by a side of freshly baked dinner rolls
Dessert: Oven fresh apple and blackberry pie crowned with fresh cream
Breakfast: Warmed croissants and Continental-style breakfast, Muesli, Assorted Cereals, Fruit Juice, Tea and freshly brewed Coffee
An $18 surcharge may apply for some dietary requests and requirements.
Please enquire for private charter rates after April 1 2017
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What To Bring
Please bring only a small soft bag with: change of clothes, hat, swim-wear, sunscreen 30+, warm pullover for the evenings (seasonal). You will also need to bring your own alcoholic beverages, available for purchase in town. No glass bottles please.
Excess luggage can be stored at several places in town including most boat check-in offices, a 24 hour locker shop on The Esplanade, most hostels, or at your accommodation. Most charge between $5-10pp for the duration of your trip.
- Drinking water
- Care package with shampoo, lotion etc
- Wetsuit hire
- Bath and beach towel
- Snorkelling equipment
- Marine Park fees
BYO alcohol - no glass bottles, with the exception of Wine and Champagne. Soft drinks available for purchase on board. An $18pp surcharge may apply for some dietary requests and requirements.
Terms and Conditions
Please note, at time of booking we require a deposit with the remaining balance due 2 months prior.
All departures and itineraries are subject to weather. Tours may be changed or cancelled for any reason at the discretion of the Tour Operator. It should be noted that adventure travel involves risk. Whilst we make every effort to safeguard clients, we cannot be responsible for personal injury or loss due to actions of our clients which are beyond our control. We recommend that all clients have travel insurance covering illness, injury, loss or damage to personal belongings and not being able to travel on the confirmed date of departure. Please be aware operators pass on credit card merchant fees so there is a non-refundable 2.5% surcharge for VISA and MASTERCARD card purchases.
Please advise us before booking if any passengers are under 18 years old to ensure this is the appropriate trip. Also please note that you need to allow time prior to the boats departure to check in, please ask us for more details
All client cancellations forfeit up the non refundable deposit and all client cancellations made less than 2 months prior to departure will result in complete forfeiture of the full price of the sailing holiday. Please note if the balance is not paid on time the booking is cancelled and deposit you have paid forfeited. If the sailing company has to cancel the trip (prior to the boat's departure) then a refund will be given minus card fees. We strongly recommend that you have travel insurance, especially during the wet season.
Please note it is the responsibility of ALL passengers traveling to advise both your travel agent at the time of booking and vessel check-in agent before boarding of ANY medical conditions including food allergies you may suffer from.
Thank you for booking with Mr Travel/Sailing Whitsundays. If you would like any advice or assistance in arranging accommodation, transfers or additional tours, please do not hesitate to contact us.